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Therein Lies the Tale

By: Beazley, William O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Texas, J L Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11475


Book has black leatherette covers with gilt titles. Book has only very light shelf wear. It is square and securely bound. Jacket has light edge wear and one small tear with a tiny chip. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 243 pages; Signed and inscribed by Beazley on ffep. Beazley, a Baptist, was the long time President of Hardin-Simmons College in Abilene Texas. He was a noted wit and practical joker of some note. View more info

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The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, January 1957

By: Carroll, H. Bailey (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, The Texas State Historical Association: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15021


Very light wear along with light edge-toning and aging. Square and securely bound. VG+ to NF. This issue features a long article on Jim Bowie by J. Frank Dobie along with articles on Major Whitfield Chalk, slavery in Texas and much more. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 337-431 +ads pages View more info

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Doomed Road of Empire : The Spanish Trail of Conquest

By: Carter, Hodding

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York City, McGraw Hill: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 13556


Book has some light aging along with light toning on foredges. Binding is secure with no tears or parting. Jacket has light edgewearwith two small closed tears at front top right and bottom left corners. ; The American Trails Series; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 408 pages; American Trails Series volume on The Royal Road that went from Mexico, across Texas, to Nachitoches Louisiana. The series was edited by A. B . Guthrie. View more info

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Baby, the Rain Must Fall

By: Foote, Horton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Popular Library: 1965

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10793


Some light wear including a small diagonal crease upper right. But, spine is straight with no creases. Book is unread. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 128 pages; First edition of this novel which was written from the movie, for which Foote wrote the screenplay. Foote wrote the screenplay for To Kill a Mockingbird and The Trip to Bountiful. View more info

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The Carrasco Tragedy : Eleven Days of Terror in the Huntsville

By: House, Aline

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13091


Black cloth with gilt titles on spine. Some very light edge and corner wear with light interior toning. Book is square and securely bound. Jacket has edge and corner wear with some small tears and light chipping, mostly along top edges. A bit of damage at top of spine with a chip on the rear. Toning on edges. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 142 pages; Account of takeover of section of the Texas State Prison in Huntsville by three armed prison and the eleven ... View more info

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How Come it's Called That Place Names in the Big Bend Country

By: Madison, Virginia and Hallie Stillwell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10352


Book has light wear and some general aging with some toning on endpapers. Endpapers are maps of the Big Bend area of Te xas. On the maps in the front a former owner has added some places and roads or trails in red - actuall y ratehr interesting. The book is signed and inscribed by Stillwell on the half title. Also on that page is the former owner's bookplate which has underneath the handwritten note, "Alpine, Texas - December '61." The jacket has light edge, corn... View more info

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The Crossing :Volume II, The Border Trilogy

By: McCarthy, Cormac

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 11842


Book and jacket are new. Book appears unread. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 426 pages; This is the second ot the novels that make up McCarthy's Border Trilogy. View more info

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Old Point Isabel Lighthouse: Beacon of Brazos Santiago

By: McKenna, Verna Jackson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harlingen, Port Isabel State Park: 1956

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14501


Stapled blue wraps with black titles and illustration of lighthouse. Light edge and corner wear with one small chip on top front edge. Some light aging/soiling of wraps. "75c" written in top font left corner. Square and securely bound. Still a nice and solid copy. I state that this is a 1st Edition because one of the sources is the Texas Almanac for 1956-57, and this booklet was published in 1956. ; Cover Design; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages View more info

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Weird Texas : Your Travel Guide to Texas's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets

By: Treat, Wesley, Heather Shade, and Ron Rigg

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Sterling Publishing Co. , Inc.: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13505


Book is about fine with almost no wear. Jacket would be near fine also except for a very small tear at the top of the spine on the rear. ; Color Photgraphs and Illustrations; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 283 pages; One in this series of very popular books about unusual travel destinations in various states. View more info